The 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on January 28, 2018. The CBS network broadcast the show live from Madison Square Garden in New York City. James Corden returned as host. The ceremony recognizes the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which ran from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. The nominations were announced on November 28, 2017.
News and discussion about the annual Grammy Awards.
  • Ariana Grande Reacts After Kanye West Calls Her Out for Using His Feud with Drake to 'Promote' Her Music
    Entertainment Tonight

    Ariana Grande Reacts After Kanye West Calls Her Out for Using His Feud with Drake to 'Promote' Her Music

    West tweeted early Saturday morning that he didn't appreciate her 'commentary' on his beef with Drake.

  • Live Music, Craft Beer & a New Christmas Tradition
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    Live Music, Craft Beer & a New Christmas Tradition

    Don't Just Buy a Christmas Tree, Start a New Holiday Tradition! Join us Sunday, December 16th from 1:00-5:00 for Live Music in Greenhouse2, featuring Singer-songwriter Chris Shrive from Pennsylvania, voted NEPA solo acoustic artist of the year. Enjoy listening to his passionate renditions of a variety of artists' songs. His talent covers artist such as Jason Isbell, Hank Williams, Chris Stapleton and more. A blend of modern to outlaw and of course some festive Christmas tunes in between. Surely a don't miss show! Don't let weather or the temps keep you away. It's nice and cozy in greenhouse2, belly up to the Pallet Bar and order a craft beer, hard cider or glass of wine. Food will be for sale

  • Music Minute: Shakira Tax Fraud

    Music Minute: Shakira Tax Fraud

    Music Minute: Shakira Tax Fraud Cambi has the music news making headlines today in your music minute!

  • The Indianapolis Star

    John Mellencamp gets comfortable, candid at Buddhist center anniversary event

    Options for Dec. 31, 2018, include big Downtown parties, a midday balloon drop for youngsters, stand-up comedy and punk rock. BLOOMINGTON — This wasn't "Springsteen on Broadway." This was Mellencamp on Jordan Avenue. John Mellencamp sang and told personal stories Friday as part of a 40th-anniversary fundraiser for the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center. Auer Hall, on Jordan Avenue at the southern edge of Indiana University's campus, hosted the event that featured opening remarks by the Buddhist center's director, Arjia Rinpoche.   Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Mellencamp outlasted comparisons to Bruce Springsteen decades ago, but it's intriguing that Indiana's rock star presented this candid

  • Olamide Baddo: Why he is the best music artiste of the moment
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    Olamide Baddo: Why he is the best music artiste of the moment

    Regarded as the artiste of the people, for the people and loved by the people. Olamide is highly revered in the Nigerian entertainment industry for his creativity and good heart. He is not the kind of person who easily gives up. Reasons he keeps working hard and never stops being involved in hit songs and videos. Adding to that, he always stays away from the scandals and drama – this quality has helped him soar in the highly competitive industry. He is only 29, but his achievements speaks volumes as he has won several prestigious awards. In few days time, December 21 and 23 respectively, he would take the center stage at Flytime's Music Festival. Rhythm Unplugged music concert and of course the


    The Cure, Janet Jackson, Radiohead Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees For 2019

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its newest class of inductees Thursday, one year to the day after the 2018 class was announced. From 15 nominees, seven remain. Here they are, in alphabetical order: The Cure Def Leppard Janet Jackson Stevie Nicks Radiohead Roxy Music The Zombies It was Def Leppard, Roxy Music and Stevie Nicks' first nomination as potential inductees (though, as a member of Fleetwood Mac, Nicks is already in), and The Cure and Radiohead's second, Janet Jackson's third and The Zombies' fourth. The announcement leaves fellow nominees Devo, John Prine, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, MC5, Rage Against The Machine, Rufus & Chaka Khan and Todd Rundgren to wait for the years to come.

  • When You Listen to Music, You're Never Alone – Nautilus

    When You Listen to Music, You're Never Alone – Nautilus

    Music is a fundamental part of our evolution; we probably sang before we spoke in syntactically guided sentences,” write Jay Schulkin and Greta Raglan in a 2014 article in Frontiers in Neuroscience. Long before there were dance clubs or concert halls, there was the musical bond formed by a mother singing to her child. There was the melody that guided a tribe in worship, or the beat that led warriors into battle. Music is as much a part of human evolution as language, tool-making, and cognitive development, Schulkin and Raglan tell us. It's a bridge. “Music is typically something shared, something social; we may sing in the shower or on a solitary walk, but music is most of the time social, communicative,

  • Avril Lavigne appears NUDE behind a guitar on cover for new album
    Daily Mail

    Avril Lavigne appears NUDE behind a guitar on cover for new album

    She was the queen of edgy pop back in the early 2000s. And now Avril Lavigne is turning heads once again thanks to the steamy cover for her new album Head Above Water. The 34-year-old songstress debuted the risque cover on Friday via her Instagram account. In the image, the Canada native appears nude, as she reclines behind an acoustic guitar which she strategically holds in front of her. Her long blonde locks are parted in the middle and cascade down all the way to the floor. The Complicated singer couldn't help but gush over the effort in her caption. 'I still can't believe that my album is almost here!! This album means a lot to me and I'm so excited that you guys get to hear it soon,' she

  • XXXTentacion "Skins" Review

    XXXTentacion "Skins" Review

    Controversy sells, and XXXTentacion was the incarnation of this reality. The contentious if influential leader of the “SoundCloud rap” era was undoubtedly a pivotal figure, but only from the immediate perspective of the 21st-century pop soundscape. His music was both parts tender and venomous, soothing and reactionary. It contained lyrics that reflected the contradictions of his existence and offered a retreat into the refuge of his traumatized mind. The cognitive dissonance was thoroughly overwhelming, but there was nonetheless something disarmingly primordial about the way he laid bare his pain. X, real name Jahseh Onfroy, seemed sincere in his desire to mend the despair of the downtrodden.

  • These Are The Best Songs Of 2018, From Cardi B To Billie Eilish

    These Are The Best Songs Of 2018, From Cardi B To Billie Eilish

    We obsessed over a lot of music in 2018. We couldn't get enough of Ariana Grande. We spent a solid news cycle dissecting "This Is America." Some of you are probably still trying to get through the entire Migos double album. We even found our favorite Margaret Atwood quote of all time in the chorus to an indie rock gem.

  • DJ Clue Drops 'The Professional' Album – Today in Hip-Hop - XXL

    DJ Clue Drops 'The Professional' Album – Today in Hip-Hop - XXL

    On this day, Dec. 15, in hip-hop history... 1998: After rising to prominence in New York's underground mixtape scene, DJ Clue dropped his debut studio album, The Professional exactly 20 years ago on Dec. 15, 1998 through Roc-A-Fella Records. Before major players like DJ Drama and DJ Khaled made their mark on the game with major label compilations like Gangsta Grillz: The Album and We The Best, there was DJ Clue. Often revered as one of the DJs who played a major role in redefining the mixtape game, Clue took his brand to the next level when he signed with Roc-A-Fella at the tail-end of 1998, a year that many see as a pivotal one in regards to the progression of hip-hop. With his ties to legendary

  • Remember When Keith Urban's Debut Album Went Platinum?
    Taste of Country

    Remember When Keith Urban's Debut Album Went Platinum?

    Keith Urban took a long, hard road to success. His 1999 stateside debut, Keith Urban, was certified platinum on Dec. 15, 2003, more than four years after it was released. It was anything but overnight success for an artist who'd go on to superstardom. Urban was already a music business veteran when he moved to Nashville in 1992, having released one album in his native Australia. After landing several cuts as a writer, he formed a rock-influenced country group called the Ranch in 1997. They released one album for Capitol Records and placed two minor chart singles with "Walkin' the Country" and "Just Some Love," but despite those small successes, Urban would later remember that as a dark time.

  • MXMS bring "funeral pop" to Soundbar
    Orlando Sentinel

    MXMS bring "funeral pop" to Soundbar

    How does a band create something personal while trying to build an audience? “That the existential questional,” said singer/songwriter Ariel Levitan. The New York native is one half of MXMS with multi-instrumentalist/music engineer Jeremy Dawson. The pair will open for Psyclon Nine at Soundbar (37 W. Pine St., Orlando) on Sunday. The Los Angeles-based duo perform what they call funeral pop, a gothic mix of electronica and pop grooves with heavy, personal lyrics. Dawson says he has a simple philosophy in the studio: “Are we making what we want while remaining 100 percent honest?” The name stands for Me and My Shadow, but both performers are each at any given time, they say. “The thing where an


    Interns' Choice: Our Favorite Music Of 2018

    Out of earshot of our bosses, over reheated rice and beans, the NPR Music interns have our own conversations about the music we love. And when it came time for year-end lists, we thought we ought to have a bigger say. So today, at the end of our time here at NPR, we shove our Tupperware aside in the name of interns' choice: our favorite music that came up again and again during lunch conversations and after-work happy hours. Many of our favorites did find a place on NPR Music's year-end lists, and our bosses covered several of the artists below throughout the year. But other cherished gems were overlooked, including two heartfelt debuts from Justine Skye and Camila Cabello, along with flawless